Description: TO PASS H. R. 9281, A BILL REGARDING THE RETIREMENT OF CERTAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND FIREFIGHTER PERSONNEL.
Bill summary: Provides that the head of any agency may, with the concurrence of such agent as the President may designate, determine and fix the minimum and maximum limits of age within which an original appointment may be made to a position as a law enforcement officer or firefighter.
Provides that basic pay of law enforcement officers shall include premium pay, as defined, on an annual basis.
Defines "law enforcement officer" and "firefighter" for the purposes of this Act.
Provides that seven and one-half
percent of the basic pay of law enforcement officers and firefighters shall be deducted and withheld toward retirement.
Provides that law enforcement officers and firefighters eligible for retirement shall be separated at age fifty-five or after twenty years of service if over that age, unless exempted until age sixty by an agency head, and that they shall be entitled to an annuity of a specified amount.
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Bill titles: A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, with respect to the retirement of certain law enforcement and firefighter personnel, and for other purposes.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 119-137, p. H8195;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov